Extensive areas are covered by Homonoia riparia scrub (Euphorbiaceae), which support what is probably the largest population of the scarce Jerdon's bushchat (Saxicola jerdoni) known anywhere in southeast Asia. From Wordnik.com. [Northern Khorat Plateau moist deciduous forests] Reference
The bird species confined to Réunion are the Réunion cuckoo-shrike (Coracina newtoni, EN), Réunion stonechat (Saxicola tectes), Réunion olive white-eye (Zosterops olivaceus), and Réunion bulbul (Hypsipetes borbonicus). From Wordnik.com. [Mascarene forests] Reference
Saw and shot another Myophonus, a Saxicola and an Alcedo, the common one of India; this species has strengthening splints, as it were on both mandibles: and the feet, etc. have no scales, being very different from those of the generality of birds. From Wordnik.com. [Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and the Neighbouring Countries] Reference
Saxicola, divergence of character in species of, 108 recognition marks of, 222. From Wordnik.com. [Darwinism (1889)] Reference
(Saxicola rubicola), the whin-chat (S. rubetra), and the wheat-ear (S. oenanthe) are more or less divergent forms of one type, with modifications in the shape of the wing, feet, and bill adapting them to slightly different modes of life. From Wordnik.com. [Darwinism (1889)] Reference
It contains the endemic Furteventura chat (Saxicola dacotiae), and the following endemic bird sub-species: kestrel (Falco tinnunculus dacotiae), houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata fuertaventurae), barn owl (Tyto alba gracilirostris), stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus insularum), and the cream-colored courser (Cursorius cursor bannermani). From Wordnik.com. [Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets] Reference
Cinclodes, the wagtail; Geobates a Saxicola; Limnornis lives in reed beds growing in the water; Henicornis in reed beds growing out of the water; and many other ground species exist concealed in the grass on dry plains; Homorus seeks its food by digging in the loose soil and dead leaves about the roots of trees; while Geo-sitta, Furnarius, and. From Wordnik.com. [The Naturalist in La Plata] Reference
Such markings are well seen in our four British species of shrikes, each having quite different white marks on the expanded wings and on the tail feathers; and the same is the case with our three species of Saxicola -- the stone-chat, whin-chat, and wheat-ear -- which are thus easily recognisable on the wing, especially when seen from above, as they would be by stragglers looking out for their companions. From Wordnik.com. [Darwinism (1889)] Reference
Saxicola. From Wordnik.com. [Transactions of the Linnean Society] Reference
Other birds of interest include black-necked stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus, lesser adjutant stork Leptoptilos javanicus, Pallas's fish eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus, grey-headed fish eagle Icthyophaga icthyaetus, crested serpent eagle Spilornis chela, perhaps 25-30 Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis, swamp partridge Francolinus gularis, grey peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum, great pied hornbill Buceros bicornis, green imperial pigeon Ducula aenea, silver-breasted broadbill Serilophus lunatus, the rare blackbreasted parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris, slenderbilled and striated babblers Turdoides longirostris, and T. earlii, chestnut-capped and marsh babblers Timalia pileatea and Pellorneum palustre, and Jerdon's bushchat Saxicola jerdoni. From Wordnik.com. [Kaziranga National Park, India] Reference
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